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Trio of virus researchers receive award for utilisation
Published: 2024-05-27

A clinician, a preclinician, and a biomedical analyst demonstrate successful COVID-19 research.

Important with individual care for atrial fibrillation
Published: 2024-05-21

The conclusion is drawn in a dissertation, due to the fact that the experiences for those affected differ.

Low-dose iron supplementation: no benefit for breastfed infants
Published: 2024-05-20

This is shown in a new study conducted at Umeå University, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Honorary doctor with an ethical perspective on healthcare
Published: 2024-05-17

The 2024 Honorary Doctor of Medicine is Anders Lindseth, Professor Emeritus of Practical Philosophy.

Model how a microbe can tell a friend from a foe
Published: 2024-05-16

'Can microbes distinguish friend from foe?' only DDLS funded PhD project at UMU in recent call.

Remission from childhood asthma more common than from adult-onset asthma
Published: 2024-05-15

A thesis shows that factors in early childhood play a significant role in the long-term prognosis of asthma.

More than just squeaks and creaks: improved quality of life in heart disease
Published: 2024-05-14

Knowledge from a thesis can contribute to better care for a rheumatic disease that can effect the heart.

Emergency: climate change threatens health in Europe
Published: 2024-05-13

If it’s not done, extreme weather and diseases could hit Europe, states a report from the Lancet Countdown.

Support for individual treatment after wrist fracture
Published: 2024-05-06

A thesis can hopefully help doctors choose the appropriate treatment for each individual patient.

Open invitation to the IceLab Stress Response Modeling kick-off
Published: 2024-05-03

Life science researchers invited to the launch of IceLab stress response modeling excellence center June 10-11

Discovery of a new mechanism that controls cell division
Published: 2024-05-03

How a special protein complex moves along genes in DNA may have an impact on how cells divide.

Medical study of mountain rescue
Published: 2024-05-02

Umeå researchers have conducted the first medical study of Swedish mountain rescue and risks in the mountains.

Key bacterium discovered – maintains the protective intestinal mucus barrier
Published: 2024-04-29

Dietary fibre is vital for our intestinal flora, where the bacteria Blautia is important to the mucus barrier.

Breakthrough for ALS research in Umeå – new gene therapy slows down disease progression
Published: 2024-04-26

Researchers at Umeå University report a breakthrough in the research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Sore throat break hearts: how can it be prevented?
Published: 2024-04-23

So far, the measures have been limited, according to a thesis, which is based on studies in Namibia.

New findings on pancreatic anatomy
Published: 2024-04-22

Researchers at Umeå University have succeeded in imaging a pancreas in microscopic resolution.

Early and targeted treatment is important for tackling tularemia
Published: 2024-04-16

The study supports the use of ciprofloxacin and identifies the need for more knowledge about the disease.

IceLab opens project call for shared postdoctoral fellows
Published: 2024-04-10

Project proposals can be submitted until May 27th and an information session is available April 29th.

Lung cancer does not decrease in line with reduced smoking
Published: 2024-04-02

Despite smoking has decreased, the cases of lung cancer is not decreasing as expected, shows study.

SEK 108 million to basic research from Wallenberg Scholars
Published: 2024-03-26

Six Umeå University researchers have been admitted to the Wallenberg Scholars programme 2024.

New Study Reveals Who Was More Vulnerable to Post-COVID Syndrome in Early Phases of the Pandemic
Published: 2024-03-26

People with post-COVID syndrome often suffer from intense fatigue and dyspnea, is shown in Nordic study.

The Swedish Cancer Society has granted two postdoc positions
Published: 2024-03-21

Researchers at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics have been granted a three-year position.

Early development of allergy antibodies increases the risk of disease
Published: 2024-03-21

A dissertation shows that early entry increases the risk of asthma or inflammation in school-age children.

pH affects the ability of ulcer bacteria to attach
Published: 2024-03-20

Results made by Anna Arnqvist´s group include molecular details and the importance of the pH in the stomach.

Insert favorite scientific problem here
Published: 2024-03-19

In search of collaborators after the March 13 Lunch Pitch.

Antibiotics linked to increased risks
Published: 2024-03-19

A dissertation at Umeå University points to an increased risk of colon cancer and surgical infections.

Long Covid Awareness Day – an occasion for sharing knowledge
Published: 2024-03-15

Johan Normark tells about current knowledge on symptoms, causes, treatment, and prognosis of post-COVID.

Study to evaluate TBE vaccination
Published: 2024-03-11

The study will evaluate knowledge, awareness and practices of TBE vaccination.

Malaria research in Umeå wins Hirsch Prize from Karolinska Institute
Published: 2024-03-08

Oliver Billker is awarded the Medicine Doctor Axel Hirsch prize 2024 for his research in the field of malaria.

Gene discovered that can protect against severe muscle disease
Published: 2024-03-06

A specific gene may play a key role to prevent muscle in the body from breaking down in muscle diseases,

Cemal Erdem and Elin Chorell seek collaborators at a Lunch Pitch
Published: 2024-03-01

The pitches covered cancer and disease modeling and the role of sphingolipids in metabolic diseases.

New agreement simplifies for international students
Published: 2024-03-01

International students can now get a two-year residence permit instead of the previous one-year one.

Umeå professor awarded for her TBE research
Published: 2024-03-01

Anna Överby Wernstedt at Umeå University is one of five junior researchers who will share SEK 33 million.

Community hospitals beneficial for many old patients
Published: 2024-02-27

Thesis: infirmaries enable better adapted inpatient care for the elderly, while relieving hospitals.

Hope for drugs against enteroviruses and intestinal organism
Published: 2024-02-26

Studies in a thesis give hope for medicines for colds and other diseases as well as an intestinal organism.

Curie millions for postdoctoral research in Umeå
Published: 2024-02-23

Several postdoc projects receive funding from EU within the ´Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions programme.

Tendency for infection and bacterial flora explain caries
Published: 2024-02-21

Individual variation explains recurrent caries disease and that others are asymptomatic.

New quality of life tool for municipalities
Published: 2024-02-20

A dissertation at Umeå University is based on a new tool to measure effects by investments in welfare

Stem cells from fat can give new breast to women after cancer
Published: 2024-02-19

Thesis: A new breast can be recreated from stem cells from adipose tissue, after breast cancer removal.

Discovery about bacterial cell walls can lead to new antibiotics
Published: 2024-02-19

Felipe Cava, Umeå University, is one of the researchers that have identified a bacterial enzyme.

IceLab opens the 2024 Lunch Pitches
Published: 2024-02-15

IceLab opens its Lunch Pitch season with pitches related to aging from Verena Kohler and Mattias Forsell

New advanced course in intensive care
Published: 2024-02-13

This autumn, a new advanced course in intensive care starts at Umeå University.

Mondays for most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection
Published: 2024-02-05

5 and 12 February Västerbotten Region focuses on Chlamydia - a bacteria well studied at Umeå University.

Despite harassment and stress, police officers are satisfied with their job in general
Published: 2024-02-02

Both male and female police officers experience sexual harassment, but females more often as gender-based.

Kunskapsnoden kicks off prioritised research areas
Published: 2024-01-31

The three cross-faculty areas show the width and edge of research at Umeå University.

Together we stand stronger
Published: 2024-01-30

Raman Preet, receives the 2023 Equal Opportunities Award at the Faculty of Medicine.

Lifelong damage from bacterial meningitis
Published: 2024-01-24

It affects one in three children, according to a study in which two researchers in Umeå participated.

Daily vocal training necessary for mating males
Published: 2024-01-24

Females are picky listeners who prefer males who do not cheat with daily vocal training, is shown in study.

Plan for prioritised research area on the brain
Published: 2024-01-23

The plan is ready for the area concerning the brain and learning.

Zebrafish's eye muscles can provide help against diseases
Published: 2024-01-22

Studies of zebrafish provide clues for new treatments for human muscle diseases, according to a thesis.

Latest update: 2018-11-21